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Intro to Fishing

Elmer W. Oliver Nature Park

Ready to cast your bait and reel in the big fish this fall, but not sure how or where to start? Join us for beginning fishing classes at Oliver Nature Park. We supply the equipment and bait! This class is for junior anglers ages 3-16. (All anglers over 16 years of age must have a valid Texas fishing license to fish in Mansfield Parks.) Pre-registration required.


  • Class meets at the dock at the pond at the front of the park.
  • Each child participant must pre-registrar for this program.
  • Please leave pets at home.
  • Wear weather-appropriate clothing and comfortable shoes.
  • Parents are required to stay with their child.
  • Please bring a hat and sunglasses for your child. We will provide these for any students that do not have them.
  • Classes take place rain or shine


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  • $9

1650 Matlock Rd · Mansfield, TX 76063